Girls’ basketball is prepared for regional action

Madison Maxwell One

By Kyle Salomon,

Mustang girls are hitting their stride at the right time as they enter regional play at Norman North.

The Bronco girls basketball team takes on Lawton Eisenhower at 6:30 p.m. tonight in game one of the Norman North regional.

Mustang finished the regular season with an overall record of 9-14, but the Lady Broncos have won four out of six games entering the postseason.

MHS is the No.3 seed in the regional. Norman North is the No.1 seed, Lawton Ike is the No.2 seed and Edmond North is the No.4 seed.

“We are excited about the way we are playing entering the postseason,” Mustang head coach Kevin Korstjens said. “These girls have worked really hard and their play on the court the past month has shown that. We look forward to going out and playing our best basketball against Lawton Ike on Thursday night.”

Norman North and Edmond North will play at 8 p.m. following the game between the Broncos and Eisenhower.

The winners of each game will play in the regional championship game at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Norman North.

The Broncos have not played Lawton Ike this season. They have not played Norman North, but they have played Edmond North twice as they swept the Huskies in district play.

Norman North is entering the regional with a record of 15-5. They are coached by Jeff Blough.

Lawton Eisenhower enters regional play with a record of 20-4. They are coached by Shawn DeIorio.

Edmond North is entering the regional with a record of 5-14.

“All that matters to us right now is that first game,” Korstjens said. “We all know if you don’t take care of business in game one, you are done. So that is our focus at this point. We will worry about the rest after Thursday night.”

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